Summary of expenses for Roula Zaarour

Period October 1st to December 31, 2012

The Vice-President, People and Culture, is responsible for delivering and executing the Corporation's overall Human Resources strategy and associated programs, renewing and improving the internal culture, focusing on training and development, and improving relationships between management and employees.

The Vice-President leads the Human Resources strategic and operational activities at CBC/Radio-Canada with a team of approximately 150 Human Resources employees in 12 regional offices across the country. In her role, the Vice-President must travel and meet with senior executives, managers and employees throughout the Corporation in order to support business strategies through the implementation of policies and programs ensuring that CBC/Radio-Canada manage and support its workforce.

The Vice-President attends Senior Executive Team meetings five times a year in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa, and meetings of the Corporation's Board of Directors six times a year across the country. She also travels regionally for stakeholder events.

Travel Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
08–10/10/2012 Toronto: Senior Executive Team (SET) meeting, CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; follow-up meeting with the Assistant Vice-President, People and Culture, meeting with the Human Resources Director (English Services); meeting with a representative of a consulting firm $1,394.06
17/10/2012 Ottawa: Meeting with the Senior Human Resources Director, Corporate Groups, meeting with the Senior Director, Shared Services Centre to discuss HR files; meeting with the Executive Director, Corporate Business Partnerships, the Director, Business Strategy, and the Senior Human Resources Director, Corporate Groups, to discuss a joint file $248.00
23–24/10/2012 Toronto: Meeting with the HR Senior Management Team (English Services); Ottawa: meeting with the Senior Director, Resource Planning & Capital Process concerning his appointment to Shared Services Centre (SCC), and meeting with SCC employees; meeting with the Executive Director, Corporate Business Partnerships for follow-up $1,342.05
01/11/2012 Toronto: Various meetings with English Services management, namely the Executive Director, Sports, the General Manager and Editor in Chief, CBC News and Centres, and the Executive Director, Revenue Group, Sales and Marketing; additional meetings with the Executive Director, HR (English Services) and HR Director, CBC News and Centres (English Services) $892.64
14–16/11/2012 Toronto: Meeting with the Industrial Relations team (English Services); meeting with the Executive Director, HR (Engish Services); two HR consultations with external consultants; "The Writer's Trust" Gala; meeting with the General Manager, Media Operations and Technology at English Services $1,413.24
20–24/11/2012 Ottawa: CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors meetings; meeting with the Executive Director, Total Reward and Wellness on HR files; updating of strategic files with the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, the Executive Director, Corporate Business Partnerships, Finance, the Business Strategy Director, Corporate Strategy and Business Partnerships, the Business Intelligence Manager, Shared Services, and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR, Corporate Groups; follow-up meeting with the Director, Organizational Culture and Change, follow-up meeting with the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer; updating of the employee pension plan contributions file with the Director, Pension Plan Administration and the Senior HR Specialist, Total Reward and Wellness; People and Culture budget meeting with the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR, Corporate Groups; meeting with the Sub-section President of the Canadian Media Guild, and greeting Shared Services Centre employees $1,432.10
10–11/12/2012 Ottawa: Meeting on delegations of signing authority and financial powers with the Executive Director, Total Reward and Wellness, the Senior Advisor, Executive Compensation, and the Compensation Director; follow-up meeting with the Director, Organizational Culture and Change and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR, Corporate Groups; follow-up meeting wih the Executive Director, Total Reward and Wellness; follow-up on internal auditing work with two auditors at Deloitte and the Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR, Corporate Groups; lunch with People and Culture as part of the "Bring your Lunch" series of meetings with the VP $206.37
13-14/12/2012 Toronto: Follow-up meeting with the Executive Director, Human Resources (English Services); follow-up meeting with the HR Director (English Services); meetings on labour relations with the Executive Director, Industrial Relations, meetings on labour relations with the Senior Industrial Relations Consultant (English Services); breakfast with Industrial Relations (English Services) staff in relation to the Dialogue survey $1,230.93
Total $8,159.39

Duty Entertainment Expenses

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
30/11/2012 Lunch meeting with a representative of a consulting firm $93.87
05/12/2012 Lunch meeting with an industry representative $52.87
Total $146.74

Internal Business Hospitality claims

Date(s) Event Description(s) Cost(s)
08/10/2012 Toronto: Working dinner with Director, Industrial Relations (English Services) for follow up on various files $94.94
11/10/2012 Working lunch with Executive Director, Industrial Relations, to review progress on certain files $31.59
23/10/2012 Ottawa: Working dinner with Senior Director, Human Resources, Corporate Groups, to prepare the Shared Services Centre announcement $45.46
06/12/2012 Working lunch with Director, Organizational Culture and Change, to follow up on various files $24.99
10/12/2012 Ottawa: Working dinner with Executive Director, Strategic Planning and HR, Corporate Groups to follow up on various files $65.07
17/12/2012 Working lunch with Training Director (French Services) to follow up on various files $48.91
Total $310.96
GRAND TOTAL $8,617.09

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